[Mimedefang] clamav vs clamd vs clamscan

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 14:05:07 EDT 2014

On Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:52 AM, Cliff Hayes <chayes at afo.net> wrote:
> I am installing a new mail server on Scientific Linux 6.5.
> What is the recommended way to install clam for mimedefang?
> I have used binaries in the past but would prefer to use yum package unless
> binaries are better for some reason.
> I have listed the available packages below ... clamd won't install via yum
> ... i get a message that it was obsoleted by clamav.
> I see examples on the internet that mimedefang can fall back to clamscan if
> clamd fails but I don't know which packages to load to enable that.
> Now that clamd is no longer available, what is the recommended course of
> action?
> clamav-db.x86_64 : Virus database for clamav
> clamd.x86_64 : The Clam AntiVirus Daemon
> clamav.x86_64 : Anti-virus software

Is that from SL's own repository?   EPEL has clamd and it pulls clamav
as a dependency.

    Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com

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